Sat"ur*nine(?), a. [L. Saturnus the god Saturn, also, the planet Saturn: cf. F. saturnin of or pertaining to lead (Saturn, in old chemistry, meaning lead), saturnien saturnine, saturnian. See Saturn.] 1. Born under, or influenced by, the planet Saturn.
2. Heavy; grave; gloomy; dull; -- the opposite of
mercurial; as, a
saturnine person or temper.
(Old Chem.) Of or pertaining to lead; characterized by, or resembling, lead, which was formerly called Saturn.
(Med.), lead colic.
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